Apple Says New York Bites Its Logo

Apple Says New York Bites Its Logo

Apple is very protective of its corporate image.  Perhaps it needs to be more careful of the image it presents to the public, as here comes another instance of Apple acting the bully.

New York might be called the Big Apple, and apples themselves might be beautiful creations of nature, but as far as Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs is concerned, Gotham has no business affixing depictions of the fruit to anything conceivably related to its products. Like, uh, organic cotton shopping bags, which carry the logo and are produced by the city's GreenNYC campaign in conjunction with grocer Whole Foods. Someone might buy one of those bags and expect it to be functionally equivalent to a MacBook Pro!

Most likely this will be settled with some licensing agreement, but why should it? Apple, the world famous computer company, meet the "Big Apple," which was using that name for a heck of a lot longer than Apple has been in existence.
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yeh their both apple logos.. big deal everyone knows the trademark Apple logo and the big apple is different. I dont think this is a lawsuit they would win. Everyone knows NYC is the big apple.

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 Wait, seriously?  I'm sorry Apple Inc., but you guys are being outright stupid here.  Get off your high horses and accept that it's your own fault for picking such a common name.  It doesn't look like Apple Inc.'s symbol at all, really.  If it would remind people of Apple Computers, why is that even bad?  It's just dumb on Apple Inc.'s part.

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Ditto to everything said -- Apple Inc. should waste less money suing people and spend more time securing their products against hacks hmm? :p

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Completely ludacris!

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If anything, the city of New York should have more grounds for a lawsuit against Apple, than vice versa. New York was known as the big Apple long before Apple was even a twinkle in Steve Jobs' eye.

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I guess they can't call it Apple Juice anymore, because people may think that they are drinking the squished innards of an Ipod.

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apples getting riduclous now 

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Didn't apple want to call iTunes...  Apple Music before they found out that that was the name of the company that held the rights to all the Beatles stuff? 

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digitaldd:

Didn't apple want to call iTunes...  Apple Music before they found out that that was the name of the company that held the rights to all the Beatles stuff? 

im suprised they didnt buy that company out

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frg1:

 

digitaldd:

Didn't apple want to call iTunes...  Apple Music before they found out that that was the name of the company that held the rights to all the Beatles stuff? 

im suprised they didnt buy that company out
 

 

I think when Apple got into the music game the company Apple Music was about 2-3 times the value of Apple.. go figure..

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